The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
South East / Kent
Rank 62 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 23 37 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.70% 3.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 3.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 0
Median salary £45,750 £41,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.58% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
756 1007 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.84% 91.46% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 592 869 790
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -3 8 £42,000 +10.52%
Dover - 8 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 29 (60.42%) Process Improvement
2 28 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 26 (54.17%) Mentoring
4 24 (50.00%) People Management
4 24 (50.00%) HP UFT
5 23 (47.92%) Supplier Management
5 23 (47.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (47.92%) Line Management
6 22 (45.83%) HP
6 22 (45.83%) Project Management
7 21 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (41.67%) Test Management
9 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
9 19 (39.58%) ISTQB
10 18 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (35.42%) JIRA
12 15 (31.25%) Regression Testing
12 15 (31.25%) LoadRunner
12 15 (31.25%) Selenium
13 14 (29.17%) Quality Management
14 12 (25.00%) Finance
14 12 (25.00%) ISEB
15 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
15 11 (22.92%) Test Planning
16 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
16 10 (20.83%) SDLC
16 10 (20.83%) Degree
17 9 (18.75%) QA
17 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
17 9 (18.75%) Legal

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 17 (35.42%) JIRA
3 15 (31.25%) LoadRunner
3 15 (31.25%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Legal
3 8 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Test Manager
2 18 (37.50%) Analyst
3 16 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Test Leader
5 7 (14.58%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 6 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (8.33%) QC Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Business Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Junior Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Junior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.08%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Process Improvement
2 28 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 26 (54.17%) Mentoring
4 24 (50.00%) People Management
5 23 (47.92%) Line Management
5 23 (47.92%) Supplier Management
5 23 (47.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 22 (45.83%) Project Management
7 20 (41.67%) Test Management
8 19 (39.58%) Test Scripting
9 18 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (31.25%) Regression Testing
11 14 (29.17%) Quality Management
12 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
12 11 (22.92%) Test Planning
13 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
13 10 (20.83%) SDLC
14 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
14 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
15 8 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) VB
2 2 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) ISTQB
2 12 (25.00%) ISEB
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
1 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) HP
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
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